Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.01
Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date April 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Arlington
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Meghna Tare
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Volunteer Day at Compost site and Super Service Saturday

A brief description of the campaign:

UT Arlington has a on site compost program. Throughout the year we host Volunteer Day the compost site for the campus community to learn about composting and also help our master composter John Darling.

We also hosted Virtual tour of the Compost site during the pandemic.

Dedicated students from The University of Texas at Arlington spent their Saturday volunteering for community service projects with local organizations across the city. Super Service Saturday in 2021 fell on Sept. 11.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

About 230 students from 32 student organizations participated at 14 project sites throughout Arlington, working with groups such as Mission Arlington, UTA Community Garden, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, Arlington Public Libraries and more.

https://events.uta.edu/event/uta_composting_site_7739#.YfRd4VjMJ6c
https://sustainability.uta.edu/isgi/electronic-waste-recycling-fall-2021-copy-2/

Video of the Virtual Tour of the Compost site
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An5I0q4qgRM

https://events.uta.edu/event/super_service_saturday_6053#.YfRfDljMJ6c


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
America Recycles Day

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

A campaign that we host every year to provide Electronic Waste Recycling to the campus community ( students, Faculty, staff) and celebrate America Recycles Day.
https://sustainability.uta.edu/isgi/electronic-waste-recycling-fall-2021/


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

In 2021, we recycled 1283 lbs of Electronic Waste


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

PSA's are submitted every year to ANT by UT Arlington.

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